Building Information Modelling [BIM] Basic for Quantity Surveying Analysis

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 day

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Facilitated Learning (Online Synchronous)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This course covers two BIM software, namely Autodesk REVIT and Exactal CostX. The former is an Authoring Tool and the latter is a Data Extraction software. This will equip participants to toggle between two unique BIM environments, so that they can work seamlessly with both Contract, Quantity Surveyor (QS) and Modelling Team in any building project scenario. The laboratory learning is focused on software learning, thus enabling deeper software application. 

Course Objective

This course equips participants with BIM software skills to extract data for costing, quantity taking-off and project management.   

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Extract BIM Data for Quantity Take-off
2. Extract BIM Data for Costing and Project Management

Topics to be covered

1. Introduction and Navigation [REVIT]
2. Create View, Dimensioning and Annotation [REVIT]
3. Extract Quantity and Info from REVIT [generate schedule using parameters and formulae] [REVIT]
4. Export to dwf and Publish to pdf [REVIT]
5. Introduction to CostX [CostX]
6. User Interface & 3D Drawing Files Overview [CostX]
7. Measurement Techniques Overview [CostX]
8. Unit of measurements [UOM] for Object Dimensions/ Dimension Group [CostX]
9. Object Mode Measurement [CostX]
10. BIM Import Template [Costx]
11. Revisions [CostX]
12. Generating a Workbook [CostX]
13. Version Comparisons [CostX]
14. Model Mapping [parameters mapping] [CostX]
15. Assessment

Suitable for

Quantity Surveyor/Contract Manager/Project Manager/Cluster Manager/Statistician.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Applicants shall be a graduate of a relevant Architectural, Landscape Architectural, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Quanity Surveying or related diploma, with prior Computer-aided design (CAD) software knowledge, from any of the Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) in Singapore. 

Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$96.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$256.80
Singapore Permanent Residents$256.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2
Full Course Fee$856.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number.

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.